Board of Trustees

Keith Churchouse


Involved with Headway Surrey since 2008, becoming Chair of Headway in 2013. Director of Chapters Financial Ltd, Chartered Financial Planning company, Guildford.  Director of Experience Guildford, Southern Branch President of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI).  Retiring October 2019.


Helen Goatley

Deputy Chair

Solicitor and Chairman of Barlow Robbins LLP, Guildford, Surrey.  Personal injury and clinical negligence, severe injuries, complex issues of law, evidence or quantum, clinical negligence, fatal accidents, brain damage, spinal injury and major trauma.  Helen has been on the SRA Clinical Negligence panel since its inception and is an APIL Fellow and accredited brain injury specialist.

Helen does her own advocacy at inquests and acts as a Court of Protection Deputy.  She is Chair of the Surrey Acquired Brain Injury Network.


Dr Rebecca Bowden

Trustee (Chair in Waiting)

Dr Rebecca Bowden is the Director of Heathrow Community Fund, a grant-making charity which helps and supports charities and community groups in the boroughs neighbouring Heathrow Airport. She is a Trustee of Engineering Development Trust and Headway Surrey, is an Independent Custody Visitor for the Police & Crime Commissioner of Surrey and is convenor of the UK Network for Corporate Foundations. She is also an associate member of ICSA, the governance institute.  She has been volunteering for Headway Surrey during 2018 and became a Trustee in October 2018.  She will take over as Chair in October 2019.


Fred Fulcher


Trustee and Treasurer since 2015.  Fred has lived in the Woking and Guildford area all his life.

Chartered Wealth Manager and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.   Strong auditing and corporate finance experience.  Retiring October 2019.


Stephen Casson


Trustee since 2015, previously involved in fund raising for other charities such as Scope and British Heart Foundation.  A Chartered Surveyor and owner of Casson Associates.    


Jonathan Olaofe


He became a trustee in 2012.

Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience across youth, business support and public sectors, with a strong background in strategic management and partnership development.

Project Lead on youth employability at Woking Borough Council, Surrey Connexions Partnership CEO, CEO of two business support partnerships in South Derbyshire and West London respectively.

He is a member of the Surrey High Sherriff Youth Council as well as a Trustee of Adviza, the leading employment support charity in Thames Valley.

Jonathan is a keen football fan and follows the mighty red from Merseyside…Liverpool FC! His other major interest is in international relations, particularly on trade and development matters between the EU and emerging economies of Africa and the Asian sub–continent. Retiring October 2019.


David Bedford


David became a Trustee in 2014, after his brother-in-law, suffered a brain injury in a road traffic accident.  By profession he is a Chartered Building Surveyor, based in Guildford and London. 


Claire Fargeot


Governance Consultant and Business Mentor working with listed, private as well as charitable organisations to enhance their value. 

In addition to being a Trustee for Headway Surrey, Claire is Chair of her local Parish Council and a Governor at Farnborough College of Technology.   She has been volunteering for Headway Surrey during 2018 and became a Trustee in October 2018,


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